Sunday Links

  • Big, big news: a malaria vaccine provided 100% protection in a few cases, and will be trialed in Tanzania. As the article notes, there are a lot of logistical hurdles to scale it, but it’s an excellent foundation for building a reliable, scalable malaria vaccine in the future
  • Typically-cogent piece by Aaron Carroll at The Incidental Economist on rationing in American health care. The idea that we don’t ration currently (see: poor, uninsured) would be silly if it wasn’t so destructive
  • A really long, really interesting profile of Hedy Lamarr, an American actress who quietly laid the groundwork for WiFi and Bluetooth
  • Urban farming in Kibera, Nairobi’s largest slum

 

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